The Shape of the River, by William G. Bowen and Derek Bok
The Black and White Test Score Gap, by Christopher Jencks and Meredith
America in Black and White, One Nation Indivisible, by Stephen and
The Big Test--The Secret History of the Meritocracy, by Nicholas Lemann
The Color Bind, by Lydia Chavez
Successful Intelligence, by Robert J. Sternberg
Chilling Admissions, edited by Gary Orfield and Edward Miller.
"The End of Meritocracy-A Debate on Affirmative Action, the SAT and the Future
of American Excellence" by Abigail Thernstrom and Nathan Glazer, The New
Republic, September 27, 1999.
"The Structure of Success in America" by Nicholas Lemann, The
Atlantic, August 1995
"Stereotype Threat and Black College Students" by Claude Steele, The
Atlantic, August 1999.
"Affirming Affirmative Action" by Ronald Dworkin. This is a review of
The Shape of the River by Derek Bok and Williams Bowen which appeared
The New York Review of Books, October 1998.
"Is Affirmative Action Doomed?" by Ronald Dworkin, The New York
Review of Books, November 1998.
A newspaper series on race and education by Anni Nakao which was published in
The San Francisco Examiner, June 7-10, 1998:
"How Race Colors Learning"
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